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Cinema Fri 11 May - Thu 21 June 2018

@thedukescinema /DukesLancaster



Welcome to our Friday 30 March - Thursday 10 May cinema guide. Ticket Prices* Film £6.50 Full Price £5.50 Concessions £4.50 Under 18’s Stage on Screen £13.50 Full Price £12.50 Concessions £10 Champsions *Unless otherwise stated The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster, LA1 1QE Box Office 01524 598500 I Getting Here For travel and access information visit: Film Certification and Content Information about film ratings and content can be found at:

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11am screenings with free tea or coffee and a pastry included with your ticket. Screenings: Nothing Like a Dame (Tuesday 15 May), Let The Sunshine In (Tuesday 24 May), Funny Cow (Wednesday 30 May), On Chesil Beach (Thursday 7 June), That Good Night (Wednesday 13 June), Edie (Thursday 14 June) & The Breadwinner (Thursday 21 June). PARENT & BABY SCREENINGS

Are you looking for at trip out at the cinema with your baby? With the lights slightly up and the sound slightly down, these screenings are a great way to enjoy a film on the big screen with your baby in a comfortable environment. Screenings: Mary and The Witch’s Flower (Thursday 31 May) & The Breadwinner (Wednesday 20 June).

BEAST (15) Dir: Michael Pearce 2018 UK 107mins With: Jessie Buckley, Geraldine James

Friday 8 & Tuesday 12 June A troubled woman living in an isolated community finds herself pulled between the control of her oppressive family and the allure of a secretive outsider suspected of a series of brutal murders. “Grisly and gorgeous in almost equal measure....A scenic spine-chiller bolstered by a magnificent leads” AAAA- Little White Lies “A very arresting debut with a primal intensity ” AAAA- The Independent “A strong debut ... with a gripping performance by newcomer Jessie Buckley. ” AAAA- Empire

LET THE SUNSHINE IN (15) Dir: Claire Denis 2018 France 94mins Subtitles With: Juliette Binoche, Gérard Depardieu

Sunday 20, Tuesday 22 & Thursday 24 May A refreshingly honest tale of a middleaged woman’s quest for love. Juliette Binoche stars as a divorced Parisian painter searching for another shot at love, but refusing to settle for the parade of all-too-flawed men who drift in and out of her life. “What a stylish treat this film is. It leaves you feeling sexier and smarter.” AAAA- The Guardian “Scintillating and complex, boasting a career-best performance from Juliette Binoche.” AAAAA- Little White Lies

TULLY (15) Dir: Jason Reitman 2018 USA 98mins With: Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis

Saturday 2, Tuesday 5 & Wednesday 6 June A new comedy from the writer and director of Juno. Marlo, a mother of three, including a newborn, is gifted a night nanny by her brother. Hesitant to the extravagance at first, Marlo comes to form a unique bond with the thoughtful, surprising, and sometimes challenging young nanny named Tully. “Sharply observed but tenderly realised, Tully brings back the Reitman we knew and loved, represents Cody’s finest work since Juno” AAAA- Empire “ a marvellous movie about a struggling mother saved by a millennial Mary Poppins” AAAA- The Guardian





Dir: Roger Michell 2018 UK 84mins With: Judi Dench, Maggie Smith

Dir: Xavier Legrand 2018 France 93mins Subtitles With: Léa Drucker, Denis Ménochet

Dir: James Whale 1932 USA 72mins With: Boris Karloff, Charles Laughton

Dir: Greta Gerwig 2018 USA 94mins With: Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf

Friday 11, Sunday 13 & Tuesday 15 May From time to time four old friends, all extraordinary actresses, meet up in the English countryside to gossip, to remember and to laugh. For once they let the cameras in. Nothing Like a Dame is a unique celebration of the lives and careers of four of our most iconic actresses: Dame Eileen Atkins, Dame Judi Dench, Dame Joan Plowright and Dame Maggie Smith.

Friday 11 & Tuesday 15 May After a bitter divorce, Miriam and Antoine battle for sole custody of their son, Julien. Miriam claims the father is violent but lacks proof. Antoine accuses her of manipulating their son for her own ends. Both sides seem to be hiding something; the truth is buried in deceit and jealousy. A gripping, tension-filled drama that heralds a stunning new cinematic voice in Xavier Legrand.

Saturday 12 May 2pm A group of weary travellers, a spooky mansion, and a madman on the loose upstairs! The Old Dark House is one of the best and most entertaining horror films of the 1930s. Dripping with atmosphere and packed to the brim with thrills, chills and gallows humour, it was considered lost for many years, but is now being presented from a stunning new restoration.

Saturday 12 & Tuesday 15 May Saoirse Ronan gives a Golden Globewinning performance as Christine ‘Lady Bird’ McPherson, a senior student at a Catholic high school in the Sacramento suburbs in 2002. The outspoken Lady Bird navigates a loving, turbulent relationship with her mother, as well as young romance and her future, over the course of an eventful year. A poignant debut film from Gerwig.




120 BPM (15) Dir: Robin Campillo 2018 France 143mins Subtitles With: Nahuel Pérez Biscayart

Monday 21 & Tuesday 22 May The lives of AIDS activists in early 90s Paris are reimagined in bold and vivid detail in this stunning drama. As the AIDS epidemic tears through their community, the members of ACT UP Paris are fighting for survival. While they battle against governmental apathy, pharmaceutical greed and public ignorance, they also go out partying, debate politics and fall in love.

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS THE MUSICAL Director: Christopher Wheeldon Recorded 150mins With: Robert Fairchild, Leanne Cope

Wednesday 23 May & Wednesday 20 June This breathtakingly beautiful Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the Oscar winning film. An American GI’s chance encounter with a beautiful young dancer leads Paris to become the backdrop to a sensuous, modern romance of art, friendship and love in the aftermath of war...

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Thursday 24 May & Wednesday 27 June We’re bringing the unknown to The Dukes with our Mystery Film screening – a night where nobody knows what we’re showing. It could be anything from 35mm prints of old classics to cult hits and rare big screen outings for forgotten favourites. This is the chance to experience something new – and be pleasantly surprised in the process! Tickets: £4

Dir: Hiromasa Yonebayashi 2018 Japan 102mins With: Jim Broadbent

Friday 25, Saturday 26, Wednesday 30 & Thursday 31 May A new Japanese animation from a group of former Studio Ghibli staff. A dazzling adventure about a young girl named Mary, who discovers a flower that grants magical powers, but only for one night. The Thursday 31 evening screening will be in the original Japanese with English subtitles.


I, TONYA (15) Dir: Craig Gillespie 2017 USA 120mins With: Margot Robbie, Allison Janney

Saturday 12 & Monday 14 May A compelling, blackly comic account of one of the most infamous scandals in sporting history. Figure skater Tonya Harding defied class prejudices, an overbearing mother and an abusive husband to rise in the ranks of her sport, only for it to come falling down after an ‘incident’ involving her skating rival, Nancy Kerrigan.

THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE OF EBBING, MISSOURI (15) Dir: Martin McDonagh 2018 USA 115mins With: Frances McDonagh, Sam Rockwell

Saturday 12 & Monday 14 May Frances McDormand delivers arguably the performance of her career as a woman whose daughter has been murdered. Following months of police inactivity, she decides to jumpstart interest in the case, using three disused billboards to challenge the local sheriff.


CINDERELLA Choreography: Matthew Bourne Recorded 150mins With: Ashley Shaw

Sunday 20 May 3pm Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella is a thrilling and evocative love story set in London during the Second World War. The internationally acclaimed choreographer’s interpretation of the classic fairy tale has, at its heart, a true war-time romance.

A FANTASTIC WOMAN (15) Dir: Sebastián Lelio 2017 Chile 104mins Subtitles With: Daniele Vega, Francisco Reyes

Sunday 20 & Monday 21 May Winner of the 2018 Oscar for Best Film in a Foreign Language, A Fantastic Woman tells the story of Marina, a transgender woman who works as a waitress and a nightclub singer. When her older boyfriend suddenly dies, she finds herself ostracised by his family and faced with suspicion from the authorities – leaving Marina in a precarious situation.


FUNNY COW (15) Dir: Adrian Shergold 2018 UK 103mins With: Maxine Peake, Paddy Considine

Friday 25, Saturday 26, Wednesday 30 & Thursday 31 May Maxine Peake delivers a blistering performance as a woman hoping to make it as a comedian in the 1970s. Funny Cow charts the rise to stardom of a female comedian through the 1970s and 1980s. It is set against the backdrop of working men’s clubs and the standup comedy circuit of the North of England.

NAUSICAÄ OF THE VALLEY OF THE WIND (PG) Dir: Hayao Miyazaki 1984 Japan 117mins Dubbed With: Mark Hamill

Saturday 26 May 1.30pm In a distant future after human civilisation has been wiped out in a global war.. In the isolated Valley of the Wind, Princess Nausicaä rules over a small group of survivors, who face attack from monstrous insect creatures. Tickets: £2.50

THE WOUND (15) Dir: John Trengove 2018 South Africa 88mins Subtitles With: Nakhane Touré

Saturday 26 & Wednesday 30 May An exploration of tradition and sexuality set amid South Africa’s XHOSA culture. Every year, the tribe’s young men are brought to the mountains to participate in an ancient coming-of-age ritual. Xolani, a quiet and sensitive factory worker is assigned to guide Kwanda, a city boy from Johannesburg sent by his father to be toughened up, through this rite of passage into manhood.

MCKELLEN: PLAYING THE PART (12A) Dir: Joe A. Stephenson 2018 UK 165mins With: Ian McKellen

Sunday 27 May 3pm A special screening of the new feature documentary on the life and work of Sir Ian McKellen. Alongside the film is a live by satellite event hosted by Graham Norton and featuring some very special guests. Tickets: £10 (£8 Concessions)





EDIE (12A)


Dir: Phil Grabsky 2017 UK 90mins

Dir: Dominic Cooke 2018 UK 110mins With: Saoirse Ronan, Billy Howle

Dir: Simon Hunter 2018 UK 102mins With: Shelia Hancock

Dir: Liang Xuan &Chun Zhang 2018 China 106mins Dubbed With: Todd Haberkorn

Friday 1 - Thursday 7 June Based on Ian McEwan’s Booker-Prize shortlisted novel. In 1962 England, a young couple find their idyllic romance colliding with issues of sexual freedom and societal pressure, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night. Dominic Cooke’s debut feature is a poignant British drama, anchored by compelling performances and beautiful imagery.

Friday 1 & Friday 8 - Thursday 14 June After the death of her controlling husband, Edith Moore aims to overcome a lifetime of bitterness and resentment. At the tender age of 83, Edie sets out to try and capture a little of the magic she had as a young girl by climbing a Scottish mountain.

Saturday 2 June 1.30pm There is a mystical race of beings that control the tide and the changing of the seasons. But one of these beings, a young girl named Chun, wants to experience the human world, not simply observe it. When she turns sixteen, Chun is allowed to transform into a dolphin and experience the world.

Sunday 27 May 6.15pm Based on over 2500 letters and narrated by Henry Goodman, I, Claude Monet reveals new insight into the man who not only painted the picture that gave birth to impressionism but who was perhaps the most influential and successful painter of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Tickets: £8 (£7 Concessions)

On Friday 1 June we will be joined by Edie Producer Mark Stothert for a Q&A.

Tickets: £2.50




Dir: Eric Styles 2018 UK Portugal 92mins With: John Hurt, Sofia Helin, Charles Dance

Dir: Nora Twomey 2018 Ireland 94mins With: Saara Chaudry

Wednesday 13 & Thursday 14 June In his final lead performance, the late John Hurt plays Ralph, a once famous writer who is terminally ill. He has things to do before he dies: to be reconciled with his estranged son, Michael, and to ensure he is not a burden to his devoted young wife, Anna. But Ralph ruins all hope of reconciliation when he picks the wrong fight.

Friday 15 - Thursday 21 June Parvana is an 11-year-old girl who lives under Taliban rule in Afghanistan in 2001. After the wrongful arrest of her father, Parvana cuts off her hair and dresses like a boy to support her family. Working alongside a friend, she soon discovers a new world of freedom and danger. Drawing strength from the fantastical stories she invents, Parvana embarks on an quest to find her father.



Dir: Mike Newell 2018 UK 125mins With: Lily James, Tom Courtenay

Saturday 16 June 1.30pm Young trainee witch, Kiki, must leave her family on the night of a full moon to learn her craft. With her chatty black cat, Jiji, she flies off to find the perfect spot in a faraway city where she must live for a whole year by using her magical powers.

Friday 15, Saturday 16 & Wednesday 20 June A writer forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island in the aftermath of World War II when she decides to write a book about their experiences during the war. Starring Lily James, most recently seen on our screen in Darkest Hour and Baby Driver.

Dir: Hayao Miyazaki 1989 Japan 100mins Dubbed With: Kirsten Dunst

Tickets: £2.50


LAPUTA: CASTLE IN THE SKY (PG) Dir: Hayao Miyazaki 1986 Japan 122mins Dubbed With: Anna Paquin

Saturday 9 June 1.30pm A young boy and a girl undergo an adventure to search for a legendary floating castle. Their quest won’t be easy, however. There are sky pirates, secret agents and monumental obstacles stopping them from discovering their goal.





Dir: Andrew Haigh 2018 UK USA 122mins With: Travis Fimmel, Steve Buscemi,

Choreography: Sergei Vikharev Live 165mins

Dir: Jonathan Church Recorded 150mins With: Sally Bretton, Frances Barber

Saturday 9 & Monday 11 June Andrew Haigh’s first film since 45 Years is a thoughtful and moving drama. Charley, a teen living with his single father, finds work caring for an aging racehorse named Lean On Pete. When he learns Pete is bound for slaughter, the two embark on an odyssey across the new American frontier in search of a place to call home.

Tickets: £2.50




Choreography: Marius Petipa & Lev Ivanov Recorded 200mins

Sunday 17 June 3pm The Royal Ballet presents a new production of Tchaikovsky’s magnificent classical ballet. Prince Siegfried chances upon a flock of swans while out hunting. When one of the swans turns into a beautiful woman, Odette, he is enraptured. But she is under a spell that holds her captive, allowing her to regain her human form only at night.



Sunday 10 June 4pm Swanhilda notices her fiancé Franz is infatuated with the beautiful Coppélia who sits reading on her balcony each day. Nearly breaking up the two sweethearts, Coppelia is not what she seems and Swanhilda decides to teach Franz a lesson. The Bolshoi’s unique version of Coppélia exhibits a fascinating reconstruction of the original 19th century choreograph.


SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS (U) Dir: Stanley Donen 1954 USA 125mins (with interval) With: Jane Powell, Howard Keel

Monday 18 June 2pm In 1850 Oregon, when a backwoodsman brings a wife home to his farm, his six brothers decide that they want to get married too. Screening as part of our strand of events which aims to improve the lives of people living with dementia and memory loss and their friends and families - though everyone is welcome.

AN IDEAL HUSBAND (12A) Sunday 10 June 7.30pm This entertaining and still topical play brings an act of political sin into the heart of the English home. As an ambitious government minister, Sir Robert Chiltern’s smooth ascent to the top seems assured until Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning proof of his previous financial chicanery.


ZAMA (15) Dir: Lucrecia Martel 2018 Argentina 115mins Subtitles With: Daniel Giménez Cacho

Monday 18 & Tuesday 19 June Tired of waiting for the King to transfer him to a more liberating location, a South American officer of the Spanish Crown embarks on a perilous journey towards freedom, in the latest from Argentinian filmmaker Lucrecia Martel. A perfect coupling of literary source material and a unique cinematic sensibility, Zama weaves a magical spell.


MADAMA BUTTERFLY Dir: Annilese Miskimmon Live TBCmins With: Olga Busuioc

Thursday 21 June 6.30pm Madama Butterfly​is a classic love story. When an innocent young Geisha meets an American naval officer she falls instantly and deeply in love. Giving up her family and her faith, she risks all in marriage to the dashing Lieutenant Pinkerton. But her fragile happiness cannot last.


EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Dir: Jonathan Butterell Live 155mins With: John McCrea, Mina Anwar

Thursday 5 July 7.20pm Inspired by a true story, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is the new awardwinning five-star hit musical for today. Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield. Jamie doesn’t quite fit in. Jamie is terrified about the future. He is going to be a sensation. “This fizzling musical is a blast of fresh air” AAAAA - The Times “A burst of Joy” AAAAA - Time Out


ROMEO & JULIET Dir: Erica Whyman Live TBCmins With: Bally Gill

Wednesday 18 July 7pm Shakespeare’s most famous story of love at first sight explodes with intense passion in this contemporary production with heartbreaking consequences. What if your first true love was someone you’d been told to hate? Ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents, two young people will risk everything to be together. The most famous story of love at first sight explodes with intense passion and an irresistible desire for change. Will this spark a revolution or will division continue to tear through generations?

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Nothing Like a Dame Custody The Old Dark House Lady Bird I, Tonya Three Billboards Outside… Nothing Like a Dame Three Billboards Outside… I, Tonya Nothing Like a Dame Nothing Like a Dame Custody Lady Bird Matthew Bourne's Cinderella A Fantastic Woman Let the Sunshine In A Fantastic Woman 120 BPM Let the Sunshine In 120 BPM An American in Paris Let the Sunshine in Let the Sunshine in Mystery Film Mary & the Witch's Flower Funny Cow Nausicaä Mary & the Witch's Flower The Wound Funny Cow McKellen: Playing The Part Live EOS: I, Claude Monet Funny Cow Mary & the Witch's Flower Mary & the Witch's Flower The Wound Parent & Baby: Mary & the…. Funny Cow Mary & the Witch's Flower (sub)

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On Chesil Beach Edie + Q&A Big Fish and Begonia On Chesil Beach On Chesil Beach Tully

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On Chesil Beach On Chesil Beach On Chesil Beach On Chesil Beach Tully Tully On Chesil Beach On Chesil Beach Edie Beast Laputa: Castle in the Sky Edie Edie Lean on Pete Bolshoi: Coppelia An Ideal Husband Lean On Pete Edie Edie Beast That Good Night That Good Night Edie Edie Edie That Good Night The Breadwinner The Guernsey Literary… Kiki's Delivery Service The Guernsey Literary… The Breadwinner ROH Encore: Swan Lake The Breadwinner ALMO: Seven Brides… The Breadwinner Zama Zama The Breadwinner Parent & Baby: The Breadwinner An American in Paris The Breadwinner The Guernsey Literary… The Breadwinner Glyndebourne: Madama Butterfly

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Ticket Prices (Unless otherwise stated) Film Stage on Screen £6.50 Full Price £13.50 Full Price £5.50 Concessions £12.50 Concessions £4.50 Under 18’s £10 Champions

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